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Charles Evers
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Charles Evers


: 11 September 1922


: 97 years old


: Virgo


  • James Charles Evers is an American civil rights activist and former politician
When was Charles Evers born?11 September 1922
How old is Charles Evers in 2019? 97 years
Zodiac sign:Virgo

 Charles Evers facts

  • A Republican, Evers was known for his role in the Civil Rights Movement along with his younger brother Medgar Evers
  • He was made the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) State Voter Registration Chairman in 1954
  • After his brother's assassination in 1963, Evers took over his position as field director of the NAACP in Mississippi
  • As field director, Evers organized and led many demonstrations for the rights of African Americans
  • In 1969, Evers was named “Man of the Year” by the NAACP
  • In 1969, Evers was elected in Fayette, Mississippi as the first African-American mayor in the state in the post-Reconstruction era, following passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 which enforced constitutional rights for citizens
  • He unsuccessfully ran for governor in 1971 and the United States Senate in 1978, both times as an Independent candidate
  • In 1989, Evers was defeated for re-election after serving nearly twenty years as mayor

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